It's official, the place to hang with your dog on Saturdays is Alma Park St Kilda. Home to the Hank Marvin Markets, a haven for foodies, dogs, and gift buying.
After hearing so much about this fantastic South side hangout we decided to go check it out. Over two fine days in December we meet loads of wicked dogs and their owners, made new friends and ate till we popped! Oh yeah... we dressed a tonne of stylin pups too..
Why we love it? Hank Marvin is all about good food. Including organic produce, a rotating choice from Melbourne's best food trucks, great covered seating areas with tables and of course room to sprawl in the park with free picnic rugs provided. There's activities for the kids, live music + dj's and dogs... so many dogs. Alma park is dog friendly so your best mate can even be off lead.
While there's plenty of delicious human food, dogs are also catered for by The Canine Wellness kitchen. These guys are there every Saturday with healthy pre made raw meals and stacks of dried treats. Willie dog would also like to recommend their yum bone broth dog beer! Cheers!
We loved it so much we will certainly be back in 2017.
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Where the heck is it? Follow your nose to Alma Park St Kilda..... or use this map.
Pt 4 of DOG FRIENDLY ESCAPES explores camp tips for heat and tick safety.
Delicious all natural watermelon dog treat recipe + a tasty melon vodka punch for the adults!
Just like us pets come in all shapes and sizes and no two of the same breed are identical. We've made this handy video to help you measure your buddy for the perfect fit. Below the video you can select your dogs clothing size from our size charts. *** WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND MEASURING FIRST***
REMEMBER WE ARE HERE TO HELP.
* Note Vests are sized differently to hoodies and tees please check the "Hoodie or tee size charts at the bottom of the page.
We do not recommend an average breed size as no two dogs of the same breed are exactly the same. - Please do not guess your measurements ie - my dog is a large breed so will be a size large ... that's not how it works guys ;)
CHEST MEASUREMENTS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FOR YOUR DOGS COMFORT AND BEST FIT.
* HOT TIP- VERY MUSCULAR BREEDS YOU MAY WANT TO GO A SIZE UP FOR EXTRA SHOULDER GIRTH.